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Azerbaijan Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Azerbaijan
Creator:
Azerbaijan Republic
Years:
2009, 2002

Bolivia Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Bolivia
Creator:
Republic of Bolivia
Year:
2009

Bosnia-Herzegovina Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Creator:
Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Years:
2009, 1995

Burkina Faso Rural Land Law

This is Law No. 034-2009

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Burkina Faso
Creator:
Government of Burkina Faso
Year:
2009

Cayman Islands Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Cayman Islands
Creator:
Government of the Cayman Islands
Year:
2009

Citation Only: District Court Rules, 2009

Currently, we do not have the full-text of this law. Please contact us if you have this document. Thank you!

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Ghana
Creator:
Government of Ghana
Year:
2009

Comoros Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Comoros
Creator:
Union of the Comoros
Years:
2009, 2001

Feminization of Agriculture in Rapid Changing Rural China: Policy Implication and Alternatives for an Equitable Growth and Sustainable Development

Full Citation: Song, Y., Zhang, L., Sun, D., Sun, Q., and Jiggins, J., "Feminization of Agriculture in Rapid Changing Rural China: Policy Implication and Alternatives for an Equitable Growth and Sustainable Development," PATHWAYS OUT OF POVERTY (FAO 2009).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Song, Y., Zhang, L., Sun, D., Sun, Q., and Jiggins, J.
Year:
2009

Forestland Reform in China: What Do the Farmers Want?

Full Citation: Qin, P., Carlsson, F., and Xu, J., "Forestland Reform in China: What Do the Farmers Want?", 08(35) EfD DISCUSSION PAPER SERIES (2008).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Qin, P., Carlsson, F., and Xu, J.
Year:
2009

Gender and Land Tenure Reform

Full citation: Giovarelli, R. (2009). “Gender and Land Tenure Reform,” in ONE BILLION RISING 196 (R. Prosterman, et al. eds., Leiden U. Press). - This chapter talks about specific threats to women’s land rights. They include that it may be culturally or legally impossible for women to acquire land rights through markets, inheritance, transfer or gift; that a woman’s marital status (marriage, divorce, bride price, dowry or polygamy) may create barriers to women’s land rights; that privatization or individualization of land may result in loss of non-ownership rights that women have to land (e.g., the right to use land); and that land titling programs may fail to formalize women’s rights.

[Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
Multiple Countries
Creator:
Giovarelli, R.
Year:
2009

Kyrgyz Republic Pasture Law

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Kyrgyz Republic
Creator:
Government of the Kyrgyz Republic
Year:
2009

Land Proclamation of Afar

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Ethiopia
Creator:
Afar Regional State Government
Year:
2009

Land Tenure, Titling, and Gender in Bolivia

Full citation: Lastarria-Cornhiel, S., "Land Tenure, Titling and Gender in Bolivia," SAINT LOUIS UNIVERISTY PUBLIC LAW REVIEW (2009).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
Bolivia
Creator:
Lastarria-Cornhiel, S.
Year:
2009

Liberia Land Commission Act of 2008

An Act to establish the Land Commission. Approved in 2009

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Liberia
Creator:
Republic of Liberia
Year:
2009

Luxembourg Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Luxembourg
Creator:
Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Year:
2009

Namibia Sectional Titles Act

This act governs the division of certain property rights.

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Namibia
Creator:
Government of Namibia
Year:
2009

New and Emerging Developments in Gender and Law in China

Full Citation: Jianjun, L., et al., New and Emerging Developments in Gender and Law in China, (Wellesley Centers for Women, 2009).

Collection Type:
Articles
Country:
China
Creator:
Multiple Contributing Authors
Year:
2009

On the Edge of the Law: Women's Property Rights and Dispute Resolution in Kisii, Kenya

Full citation: Henrysson, E. and Joireman, S. (2009). “On the Edge of the Law: Women's Property Rights and Dispute Resolution in Kisii, Kenya.” Law Society Review 43(1), 39-60. - This study used interviews and focus groups to explore property disputes and perceptions of formal and customary systems of dispute resolution. The initial interviews were structured and conducted with various groups and individuals.

In Kenya, government efforts at establishing clearly defined property rights and adjudication mechanisms have run up against alternative processes for the adjudication of disputes. This research demonstrates that customary processes may also carry a monetary cost that puts them beyond the means of many citizens. This article compares the costs and processes of the formal and informal methods of property rights adjudication for women in the Kisii region of Kenya. The research results suggest that women have weak property rights overall, they have limited access to formal dispute resolution systems because of costs involved, and even the informal systems of conflict resolution are beyond the means of many citizens.

Attempts to maintain use rights over their land when widowed or divorced are not taken to the land tribunals because of the expense involved. Pursuing the resolution of disputes through the customary system is also prohibitively expensive. [Threats to Women’s Land Tenure Security and Effectiveness of Interventions - Annotated Bibliography]

Collection Type:
Research Articles
Country:
Kenya
Creator:
Henrysson, E. and Joireman, S.
Year:
2009

Peru Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Peru
Creator:
Republic of Peru
Years:
2009, 1993

Poland Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Poland
Creator:
Republic of Poland
Years:
2009, 1997

Rwanda Law on Mortgages

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Rwanda
Creator:
Government of Rwanda
Years:
2010, 2009

Senegal Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Senegal
Creator:
Republic of Senegal
Years:
2009, 2001

Solomon Islands Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Solomon Islands
Creator:
Government of the Solomon Islands
Year:
2009

Venezuela Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Venezuela
Creator:
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Years:
2009, 1999

Vietnam Law on Land

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Vietnam
Creator:
Vietnamese Government
Years:
2013, 2009, 2003

Zambia Constitution

Collection Type:
Legal Materials
Country:
Zambia
Creator:
Republic of Zambia
Years:
2012, 2009, 1991